Influences on Culture & Commerce in the Western Hemisphere


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The cotton industry drove the economy of which geographic region?

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1. Which best describes why Constantinople became an important city?

2. Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet reviews what you remember about the major influences that developed the culture and economy in the Western Hemisphere. You'll test what you know about the religious and agricultural influences as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your understanding of:

  • Where the cotton industry was most important
  • Why Constantinople became important
  • Where the industrial revolution started
  • The religion European culture revolved around during the Middle Ages

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you know about the cotton industry to answer a question about which region it drove the economy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read about Constantinople and are able to interpret why it became so important
  • Making connections - use understanding of the major events in the Western Hemisphere and how they impacted the culture or commerce in the Western Hemisphere

Additional Learning

You'll find a deeper review of this topic in the accompanying lesson, Influences on Culture & Commerce in the Western Hemisphere. This lesson covers more detail about:

  • Core themes of the Western Hemisphere
  • How the climate impacts opportunity for growth
  • What fueled slave trade
  • Who laid the cultural foundation for the Western Hemisphere
  • What the Protestant Reformation was